Effective from the 1st April 2010, the earnings threshold for workers undertaking statutory adoption, maternity, paternity and sick pay will rise from £95 to £97 per week.
At the same time, the statutory or minimum payments for workers undertaking adoption, maternity and paternity leave will increase from £123.06 to £124.88 per week.
Statutory sick pay will remain at £79.15 per week.
All workers will be entitled to the new rates from the 1st April onwards.
If any of this is confusing to you, then do not fear because help is at hand! Local human resources expert, Janet Henson-Webb is a Cambridge based HR consultant who can advise and assist on any staff related issue with practical and informed solutions.
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